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What to Know Before Flying with Ashes Domestically in the US

What to Know Before Flying with Ashes Domestically in the US

Travelling can be stressful in the best of circumstances. When it’s accompanied by the death of a loved one, it can be even more difficult. If you need to transport a loved one’s ashes, you may encounter situations which delay travel – and possibly prevent you from boarding altogether. Prepare ...

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How to Plan a Funeral for a Military Family Member

How to Plan a Funeral for a Military Family Member

Losing a loved one during active military service can be one of the hardest things to come to terms with for families left behind. In addition to coping with the loss, families also have to deal with organizing the funeral arrangements.

Military members are eligible for different funeral benefits, which ...

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Bouquets, Wreaths, or Sprays? What You Need to Know About Funeral Flowers

Bouquets, Wreaths, or Sprays? What You Need to Know About Funeral Flowers

Families often must make a variety of tough decisions following the loss of a loved one. Without a specific wish outlined by the deceased, choosing details such as funeral and burial bouquets can be overwhelming.

Many options exist for funeral flower arrangements. Whether you’re trying to plan a loved one’s ...

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Cremation Preferred in National Consumer Survey

Cremation Preferred in National Consumer Survey

A 2018 study of consumer cremation preferences and expected costs by Tulip Cremation shows the majority of people prefer to be cremated but underestimate the cost of cremation. Tulip Cremation polled 1,000 people across America to find out:

  • How many are planning to be cremated

  • What people expect cremation to ...

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The Fight for the Right to Be Cremated by Water

The Fight for the Right to Be Cremated by Water

By Emily Atkin | June 14, 2018 for The New Republic

"Aquamation," a greener form of body disposal, is gaining acceptance in America. But some powerful groups are fighting to stop it.

Samantha Sieber’s grandfather had a traditional American burial. His body was embalmed, put in a metal casket ...

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Healthy Coping Strategies for Grieving Children and Parents

Healthy Coping Strategies for Grieving Children and Parents

Parents with young children dealing with the loss of a loved one face a particularly difficult challenge working through their own grief while simultaneously trying to help their children deal with death and loss. No one is prepared to help their children grieve.

Tips to Talk to Children About Grief

The tips ...

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Mandville News: Construction Begins on Catholic Funeral Home & Cemetery

Mandville News: Construction Begins on Catholic Funeral Home & Cemetery

By Kim Chatelain for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune

The Archdiocese of New Orleans will join with North America's largest provider of funeral, cemetery and cremation services to break ground Wednesday April 4 on the construction of a funeral home and cemetery north of Mandeville.

Grace Funeral Home and St. Lazarus of ...

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Personalized Sympathy and Memorial Gifts We Love

Personalized Sympathy and Memorial Gifts We Love

Losing a loved one can be a painful experience. The best way to honor their memory is by celebrating their life and commemorating their achievements. If you are looking for a creative gift to offer your sympathies or remember your loved one, consider a personalized memorial gift. Personalized memorials gifts can offer comfort ...

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Funeral homes weigh alcohol use

Funeral homes weigh alcohol use

SHERRY SLATER | The Journal Gazette

When a loved one dies, family and friends often want to offer a final salute.

The options are as varied as the individuals being remembered. Helium balloons are released to remember children. Favorite dishes are baked to honor grandmothers. Donations are made to nonprofits fighting deadly diseases ...

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A New Way to Dispose of Corpses - With Chemistry!

A New Way to Dispose of Corpses - With Chemistry!

Alkaline hydrolysis is a clean, green method for dissolving a body into its chemical building blocks; the runny remains just wash down the drain.

BY  for WIRED

THE RESOMATOR STANDS monolithic in the corner of a room on the ground floor of a building at UCLA. It’s as sterile ...

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